PRACHARATH (CIVIL STATE) POLICY FOR ALLEVIATION OF POVERTY IN THAILAND

  • Sunthan Chayanon Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok
  • Wijittra Srisorn Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok
  • Tikhamporn Punluekdej Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok

Abstract

The objective of this research is to study the Pracharath policy or People-State Partnership Model and poverty alleviation in Thailand. The research results show that in order to reduce poverty there must be a solution for all of the interrelated poverty conditions in the structural system. The solutions stemming from individual projects such as a moratorium, village funds, the Bank of the Poor etc. can be used only on a short-term basis. At the same time, socioeconomic structural reformation must be carried out. National development based on foreign investment and trade must be redirected towards human development, employment, resources’ development, and domestic market development. There is an obvious need to boost the potential and open up more opportunities for the poor, expand the tax base, develop social protection system for the most needy ones, encourage the initiation of welfare funds by communities and decentralization with the responsive budgets on the side of local authorities in order to provide better allocation of the funds concerning resource and environmental management under the local community rights.

Author Biographies

Sunthan Chayanon, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok

PhD, lecturer in College of Innovations and Management, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Science interests: national policy, legislative system, Governance, economy and social regulation

Wijittra Srisorn, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok

PhD, Asst. professor in College of Innovations and Management, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Science interests: national policy, legislative system, Governance, economy and social regulation

Tikhamporn Punluekdej, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok

PhD, Lecturer in Graduate School, South-East Asia University, Bangkok, Thailand

Science interests: national policy, legislative system, Governance, economy and social regulation

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Published
2019-08-08
How to Cite
Chayanon, S., Srisorn, W., & Punluekdej, T. (2019). PRACHARATH (CIVIL STATE) POLICY FOR ALLEVIATION OF POVERTY IN THAILAND. The EUrASEANs: Journal on Global Socio-Economic Dynamics, (4(17), 16-29. Retrieved from https://euraseans.com/index.php/journal/article/view/152